CANCELLED: March 14, 2017

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF SNOW! To mark the Ides of March, the March 14 meeting will feature a film about coins relating to the early Caesars, starting with Julius, by David Vagi, a specialist in ancient coins at Coin World. WEATHER ALERT The National...

February 14, 2017: Slide Show: “The Phrygian Cap”

Our program for February will be a slide show from the American Numismatic Association library titled, “The Phrygian Cap: From an Ancient Peasant Hat to Marianne’s Chapeau, to the Smurfs.” The Phrygian cap originated with the Phrygian people whose ancient culture can...

December 13, 2016: DONATED AUCTION TIME!

December’s program will be our annual Donated Auction to benefit the Boy Scouts of National Capital Area Potomac District. The auction will consist of a combination of coins, hobby supplies, numismatic literature, . Please come prepared to bid generously! Cash...

MONDAY, October 10: The National Banks of Havana, New York

Partially to help fund the Civil War, Congress enacted the National Currency Act in 1863 and the National Bank Act in the following year. The acts allowed the establishment of national banks and the issuance of national bank notes upon the purchase of government...

September 13, 2016: Scott Horne

Scott Horne of the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries will discuss mutilated coins, their redemption by the Treasury Department, abuses in the redemption program and the problem of Chinese counterfeiting. Doors will open at 7:00 PM and the meeting will start at...

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